Iconic coach legend succumbs

February 23, 2017 in Obituaries, Sports

By Tim Ward chopitupsports.com Before there was coach TJ Billups, before coach Wayne Brent, before coach Luther Riley, there was coach Orsmond Jordan Jr. Short in stature, tall in resume’. […]

N.Y. Mets star Granderson stressed education at JSU COFO Fences panel discussion

February 16, 2017 in News, Sports

By Stephanie R. Jones Contributing Writer Curtis Granderson made it to “the show,” playing Major League Baseball. Yet the New York Mets outfielder told Jackson State University baseball players and […]

District basketball games have begun

February 16, 2017 in Sports

By Eddie Pells AP National Writer Tis the season to play for your basketball lives. Win or Go Home is in the air. This is what all the practices, extra […]

Patriots comeback tops them all

February 6, 2017 in Sports

By EDDIE PELLS HOUSTON (AP) — Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the rest of the New England Patriots have long been reluctant to rank their victories. They’ve refused to label […]

Dak Prescott named NFL Rookie of the Year

February 6, 2017 in Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — Dak Prescott was named the Pepsi NFL Rookie of The Year Friday after leading the Cowboys to a 13-3 record and NFC East division championship in his first […]

Three Tigers named to Black College Nines’ first team

February 2, 2017 in Sports

By E. Jenae Jones JSU Sports Media The Black College Nines released their 2017 HBCU Pre-Season Elite Team Jan. 27. Out of the nine schools represented in the large school […]

23: Serena Williams sets major record with win over Venus

January 31, 2017 in Sports

By JOHN PYE MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams held up a Grand Slam winner’s trophy for the 23rd time, celebrating her unrivalled place in history, and received a congratulatory […]

Williams sisters, Federer advance to Australian Open finals

January 27, 2017 in Sports

By JOHN PYE MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Win or lose, Serena Williams sees another all-sister final at the Australian Open as cause for celebration. The 35-year-old Williams arrived in Australia […]